Name some forgotten stars of the 70s and 80s. Those who might have occasionally appeared on game shows or The Love Boat, but then just disappeared.
actress, Melinda Naud is a perfect example.
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Name some forgotten stars of the 70s and 80s. Those who might have occasionally appeared on game shows or The Love Boat, but then just disappeared.
actress, Melinda Naud is a perfect example.
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|by Anonymous||reply 1||July 21, 2021 5:22 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 2||July 21, 2021 5:29 PM|
R1 A friend of mine saw Maren at some used furnishings store/parking lot on La Brea in Hollywood unloading a bunch of her things, including some hideous gigantic Buddah statue. She was overheard laughing and saying "Oh yeah, I bought that thing back when I was rich and stupid."
|by Anonymous||reply 3||July 21, 2021 5:32 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 4||July 21, 2021 5:37 PM|
I remember Melinda Naud! She & Jim Varney were the only two cast members of the ill-fated OPERATION PETTICOAT that survived the complete overhaul/retooling between S1 & S2. I was one of the dozen or so people who actually watched (and loved) PETTICOAT that first season. I was not pleased, and didn't mind when it was cancelled ten episodes into S2.
OUT: John Astin, Richard Gilliland, and Jamie Lee Curtis.
IN: Robert Hogan, Randolph Mantooth, and Hillarie Thompson.
|by Anonymous||reply 5||July 21, 2021 5:38 PM|
Lance Kerwin. Had a hit series and starred in Salem's Lot. He was in all the teen magazines back in the day.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||July 21, 2021 5:42 PM|
R5 I remember as a kid when "Halloween" first came out my friend and I (we snuck in since it was R-rated) referred to Halloween as that horror movie starring the girl from Operation Petticoat.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||July 21, 2021 5:49 PM|
Katy Segal's twin little sisters, Liz and Trish. They had their own show for a hot minute.
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|by Anonymous||reply 9||July 21, 2021 5:52 PM|
Brian Patrick Clarke = in the 80's he was Baseball player Merle the Pearl (WHY do I remember that???) On Eight is Enough. Then he played Dr Grant Putnum on General Hospital. He had the romance with Celia = didn't Grant turn out to be a Russian spy?
|by Anonymous||reply 10||July 21, 2021 5:52 PM|
R4 Debralee Scott , that other redhead with a horrible overbite.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||July 21, 2021 5:54 PM|
R9 She was great in the movie "Hardcore"
|by Anonymous||reply 12||July 21, 2021 5:56 PM|
Randi Oakes was Gregory Harrison's squeeze for a while. She did some appearances on shows like CHiPs and Hollywood Squares.
Starlet Brianne Leary from Baa Baa Black Sheep, she was also one of Howard Cosell's favorites (along with the just-as-forgotten Erin Grey) on Battle of the Network Stars.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||July 21, 2021 5:57 PM|
Jenna Von Oy
|by Anonymous||reply 14||July 21, 2021 5:59 PM|
Patti Deutsch was one of the more inept celebrity panelists on "Match Game." She died in 2017. Debralee Scott died in 2005. So, not just "gone but not forgotten," but both forgotten and gone.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||July 21, 2021 6:00 PM|
[quote] Randi Oakes was Gregory Harrison's squeeze for a while. She did some appearances on shows like CHiPs and Hollywood Squares.
She’s married to Gregory Harrison.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||July 21, 2021 6:01 PM|
R13 It's funny you mention those 3 forgettable actresses (Randi Oakes, Brianne Leary and Eric Grey) in the same post since I always used to get them confused. They were like Brooke Adams, Jessica Harper and someone else I can't remember.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||July 21, 2021 6:03 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 18||July 21, 2021 6:05 PM|
[quote]Randi Oakes was Gregory Harrison's squeeze for a while.
The two have been married for 41 years and have 4 children.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||July 21, 2021 6:05 PM|
The actress who replaced Pamela Sue Martin as Nancy Drew.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||July 21, 2021 6:05 PM|
R18 He was hot. I used to jerk off to his nude image from that movie he made with Don Johnson.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||July 21, 2021 6:09 PM|
Sian Barbara Allen
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|by Anonymous||reply 25||July 21, 2021 6:18 PM|
[quote] Randi Oakes was Gregory Harrison's squeeze for a while.
[quote] The two have been married for 41 years and have 4 children.
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The Bay City Rollers
|by Anonymous||reply 27||July 21, 2021 6:25 PM|
[quote]She's married to Gregory Harrison.
Wow ... last I heard about them as a couple was in the early 80s. Good for them!
|by Anonymous||reply 28||July 21, 2021 6:26 PM|
The extremely talented adolescent singing /songwriting duo, the Keane Brothers. Went on to have award-winning behind the scenes music careers (Tom Keane, the lead singer and keyboardist, co-wrote the Chaka Khan classic "Through the Fire")
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Lady Elaine Fairchild
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|by Anonymous||reply 31||July 21, 2021 6:44 PM|
Don't say you've forgotten me, bitches!
|by Anonymous||reply 32||July 21, 2021 6:44 PM|
Christopher Norris (female) from Trapper John MD.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||July 21, 2021 6:46 PM|
R33, I saw her in an old "Barnaby Jones" this morning.
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|by Anonymous||reply 35||July 21, 2021 6:50 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 36||July 21, 2021 6:53 PM|
R26: HOLY SHIT!! Gregory Harrison's son is named Quinn Edgar Harrison. A quick search brought up a 2016 article (with mugshot) from an Idaho newspaper about a Quinn E. Harrison (then 25) who was sentenced to five years probation for fostering a sexually explicit relationship with an 8th grade girl over Facebook. (also kissed her a few times).
Unless there are two Quinn E. Harrisons of similar age, it's Greg & Randi's boy. DL won't let me link the article.
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|by Anonymous||reply 38||July 21, 2021 6:54 PM|
Ann Turkel, who was married to Richard Harris. Even as a kid, I always pegged her as a whore.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||July 21, 2021 6:54 PM|
I saw Cindy Pickett in a Cybill Shepherd movie from 2017 just a few weeks ago, so she's still working (as of then, at least.)
|by Anonymous||reply 40||July 21, 2021 6:54 PM|
I have an elgergay friend who's always mentioning Polly Bergan as a sort of punshline. I have no idea what Polly Bergan has starred in, other than knowing she was/is a celebrity of bygones days. But everytime he mentions her, we bust out laughing because it's such an absurd reference.
|by Anonymous||reply 41||July 21, 2021 6:55 PM|
Any moment now this thread will be inundated by links and posts by DL's "Two Old queens who've just a moment to catch up" troll. Truly the most tiresome of trolls on DL, never ends at one post/link and always floods with threads with phantom replies about how funny those videos are and how "brilliant" the "actors" are. ugh
|by Anonymous||reply 42||July 21, 2021 6:57 PM|
What about the actress who used to appear on Johnny Carson's show sometimes, blonde, always played bimbo type roles? Sorry, don't remember her name.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||July 21, 2021 7:02 PM|
Carole Wayne RIP
|by Anonymous||reply 44||July 21, 2021 7:03 PM|
No e, r44.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||July 21, 2021 7:05 PM|
Gregory Harrison is still beautiful. Aging very well.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||July 21, 2021 7:11 PM|
If we don’t know who they are, they weren’t stars, WBM.
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|by Anonymous||reply 48||July 21, 2021 7:28 PM|
[quote] I have an eldergay friend who's always mentioning Polly Bergan as a sort of punshline
Liza, is that you?
|by Anonymous||reply 49||July 21, 2021 7:37 PM|
R42, I thought that troll only posted in threads that needed YouTube video? The more he clogged up threads with his endless YouTube responses, the more paralyzed the thread became.
I blocked that asshole. A good 2/3rds of the "Beautiful Lesser-known Songs" thread was the troll's laundry list.
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The DeFranco Family
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Jim J Bullock
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[quote] Glynnis O'Connor.
She was in that movie "Diane" (starring Mary Kay Place) a few years back. Still wore her hair long like she did in the 70s only it was all grey.
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Shields and Yarnell
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Antonio Sabato jr
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|by Anonymous||reply 57||July 21, 2021 8:00 PM|
He guest starred on everything in the 70's, and was a semi-regular on "Room 222".
Has been a very successful TV director for the past few decades.
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|by Anonymous||reply 62||July 21, 2021 8:10 PM|
R58 Bernie was the one I remember most.
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|by Anonymous||reply 65||July 21, 2021 8:12 PM|
70s talk/variety show staple Bill Saluga, aka Raymond J. Johnson, Jr. No, it wasn't a "you had to be there" situation -- I WAS there; it wasn't funny then, either.
|by Anonymous||reply 66||July 21, 2021 8:13 PM|
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|by Anonymous||reply 68||July 21, 2021 8:25 PM|
Not Carol, R44. I just did a search online and was able to find her. Her name was Teresa Ganzel.
|by Anonymous||reply 69||July 21, 2021 8:26 PM|
[quote] I always get them confused. They were like Brooke Adams, Jessica Harper, and someone else I can't remember.
Karen Allen, lol.
Three more forgotten brunette doppelgangers were Connie Selleca, Joan Severance and Deborah Shelton
|by Anonymous||reply 70||July 21, 2021 8:27 PM|
And by the way, Carol was a great guess.
|by Anonymous||reply 71||July 21, 2021 8:27 PM|
Moosie Drier; I swear that kid was everywhere in the 70s.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||July 21, 2021 8:30 PM|
Heather Thomas (Fall Guy)
Michael Cole (Mod Squad)
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Dwayne from What's Happening.
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|by Anonymous||reply 80||July 21, 2021 9:33 PM|
R75 Ironically, the only "Brady" who has continued to find work in showbiz.
|by Anonymous||reply 81||July 21, 2021 9:41 PM|
R79 I remember her from Blansky's Beauties, in which she starred with two other 70s relics, Lynda Goodfriend and Rhonda Bates.
|by Anonymous||reply 82||July 21, 2021 9:46 PM|
[quote] Dwayne from What's Happening.
He had the most beautiful ass.
|by Anonymous||reply 83||July 21, 2021 9:48 PM|
Daniel J Travanti. Forgotten and unrecognizable.
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|by Anonymous||reply 85||July 21, 2021 9:50 PM|
Claudia Jennings. Playboy Centerfold then Roger Corman/Queen of the B's, but she was elevated. She was almost a Charlie's Angel but Aaron got cold feet. Then she had a car accident on the PCH and died. One of her early roles was as the record company girl who gave Greg Brady a makeover, making him "Johnny Bravo."
|by Anonymous||reply 86||July 21, 2021 10:01 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 87||July 21, 2021 10:05 PM|
Lois Chiles: The Way We Were, The Great Gatsby, Moonraker, Coma, Very funny as Holly Hunter's romantic rival for Bill Hurt in Broadcast News.
|by Anonymous||reply 88||July 21, 2021 10:09 PM|
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Lany o Grady
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|by Anonymous||reply 91||July 21, 2021 10:13 PM|
What about that bitch who played Nancy on Eight Is Enough?
Lany O Grady was MARY the lez
|by Anonymous||reply 92||July 21, 2021 10:15 PM|
Better example of Erin Grays shampoo hair
|by Anonymous||reply 93||July 21, 2021 10:15 PM|
I was a huge Pamela Sue Martin fan.
|by Anonymous||reply 94||July 21, 2021 10:17 PM|
R46- He's aged into a MONKEY or a MUMMY
|by Anonymous||reply 95||July 21, 2021 10:18 PM|
Jamie Smith Jackson seemed to be in every other TV movie in the ‘70s. She’s still married to Michael Ontkean!
|by Anonymous||reply 96||July 21, 2021 10:19 PM|
R93- Bloomingdales it's like no other store in the world.
|by Anonymous||reply 97||July 21, 2021 10:19 PM|
Lynda Day George. Hell, I’ll throw in Phyllis George (RIP).
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|by Anonymous||reply 99||July 21, 2021 10:21 PM|
I used to get Lynda Day George and Susan George mixed up.
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OMG! R101! Yes!
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I saw a rerun of Mannix the other ninth and Lynda Day George was still just Lynda Day.
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Ronnie Clare Edwards ( Corabeth Walton Godsey)
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One cannot mention Lynda Day George and not post this amazing performance
|by Anonymous||reply 116||July 21, 2021 10:59 PM|
Maria Gottdank was a big star on the Vienna stage in the 1770s and 80s. No longer a household name.
|by Anonymous||reply 117||July 21, 2021 11:03 PM|
Thank you bastard @ r116. BASTARD!
|by Anonymous||reply 118||July 21, 2021 11:07 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 119||July 21, 2021 11:08 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 120||July 21, 2021 11:12 PM|
Sarah Siddons (hey, you didn't specify that it was the 1970s!)
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Bruce Penhall, best known for CHIPS and as a professional motorcycle speedway racer.
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Philip Michael Thomas
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|by Anonymous||reply 125||July 21, 2021 11:27 PM|
Corabeth was a Walton, R109? I had no idea.
I lived through the '70s but never heard of most of the people in the first half of this thread.
|by Anonymous||reply 126||July 21, 2021 11:29 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 127||July 21, 2021 11:29 PM|
Carol Wayne, Theresa Ganzel and Louisa Moritz all became one big blur. Louisa had the biggest knockers, though. I think.
|by Anonymous||reply 128||July 21, 2021 11:35 PM|
Rodney Alan Rippy
|by Anonymous||reply 129||July 21, 2021 11:36 PM|
Oh, r128, I haven't thought of Louisa Moritz in ages!
|by Anonymous||reply 130||July 21, 2021 11:39 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 131||July 21, 2021 11:39 PM|
Barbara Stuart - but her husband, Dick Gauthier, will never be forgotten on DL!
|by Anonymous||reply 132||July 21, 2021 11:40 PM|
David Hartman started out as an actor and went on to co-host Good Morning America.
Sandy Hill was one of his co-hosts, replacing Nancy Dussault.
|by Anonymous||reply 133||July 21, 2021 11:42 PM|
Susan Anton, and her teeth
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|by Anonymous||reply 135||July 21, 2021 11:48 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 136||July 21, 2021 11:50 PM|
Jo Ann Pflug, who married and then divorced Chuck Woolery.
|by Anonymous||reply 137||July 21, 2021 11:53 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 138||July 21, 2021 11:53 PM|
Brooke Adams Blair Brown
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|by Anonymous||reply 140||July 21, 2021 11:59 PM|
The Landers Sisters
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Just about the entire cast of Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.
I loved that show.
|by Anonymous||reply 142||July 22, 2021 12:04 AM|
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Judy Strangis and Ta-Tanisha from Room 222
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Tom and Dick Smothers
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WHET Chastity Bono?
|by Anonymous||reply 148||July 22, 2021 12:15 AM|
[quote]Daniel J Travanti. Forgotten and unrecognizable.
Isn't he a gay?
|by Anonymous||reply 149||July 22, 2021 12:18 AM|
A lot of the people mentioned on this thread are dead, which in most cases is a career killer.
|by Anonymous||reply 150||July 22, 2021 12:20 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 151||July 22, 2021 12:21 AM|
R151- He was CUTE on Rhoda.
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Mitzi McCall and Charlie Brill
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William Shatner’s ex, Marcy Lafferty
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|by Anonymous||reply 161||July 22, 2021 12:44 AM|
Curtis Armstrong & Alice Beasley
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|by Anonymous||reply 164||July 22, 2021 12:49 AM|
I loved those two together, R162
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TV's Dack Rambo
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E. J. Peaker
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|by Anonymous||reply 178||July 22, 2021 1:05 AM|
I remember a film credit for Judy Pace, r36, where she was credited as Pretty Girl and I couldn’t take my eyes off her.
|by Anonymous||reply 179||July 22, 2021 1:05 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 180||July 22, 2021 1:12 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 181||July 22, 2021 1:13 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 182||July 22, 2021 1:14 AM|
Wasn’t Jo Ann Phlug in the movie MASH? She played a nurse who gave a mercy fuck to a soldier.
|by Anonymous||reply 183||July 22, 2021 1:14 AM|
[quote]R70 Three more forgotten brunette doppelgangers were Connie Selleca, Joan Severance and Deborah Shelton
Shelton was dubbed by Helen Shaver when she finally got her big movie break in “Body Double.”
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Jo Ann Pflug
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Lucy Lee Flippen
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|by Anonymous||reply 187||July 22, 2021 1:28 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 188||July 22, 2021 1:29 AM|
Some of you have loose definitions of the word "forgotten". Abe Vigoda? As long as people continue to watch The Godfather, Abe Vigoda will be remembered.
Polly Holliday? She only played one of the most iconic characters of 70s television.
Ditto Roz Kelly -- if for nothing else, she'll always be Pinky Tuscadero.
And trust me, people born before 1980 have definitely *not* forgotten TV Hall of Fame inductees the Smothers Brothers.
|by Anonymous||reply 189||July 22, 2021 1:32 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 190||July 22, 2021 1:34 AM|
Yes, she was in MASH, R183. The medics nicknamed her Lt. Dish
|by Anonymous||reply 191||July 22, 2021 1:38 AM|
Oh look R189, the smartest one in the room and resident party pooper has arrived.
Now phones down everyone before she takes out the ruler.
|by Anonymous||reply 192||July 22, 2021 1:40 AM|
The Smothers Brothers
|by Anonymous||reply 193||July 22, 2021 1:42 AM|
You bring so much joy to this thread by being an absolute stickler for definitions and categorizations. That was exactly what this thread needed.
You just bring sunshine wherever you go.
|by Anonymous||reply 194||July 22, 2021 1:44 AM|
Child actor Michael-James Wixted, who seems to have vanished.
Lee Harcourt Montgomery.
Handsome Radames Pera.
And "Hotel" couple Michael Spound and Heidi Bohay (who are still married, I believe). He was quite handsome, and she had the best 80s "hair nests" around her ears.
|by Anonymous||reply 195||July 22, 2021 1:49 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 196||July 22, 2021 1:59 AM|
[quote]You bring so much joy to this thread by being an absolute stickler for definitions and categorizations. That was exactly what this thread needed.
Honey, stop spamming this thread up with your "70s actors" Google results and contribute some actual forgotten stars -- not just "old" stars.
|by Anonymous||reply 197||July 22, 2021 2:04 AM|
Debralee Scott’s career was over the day her shirt flew open on PASSWORD.
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My teen crush, before I figured out I preferred guys.
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|by Anonymous||reply 202||July 22, 2021 3:25 AM|
R24 R24 She was also very memorable as a terrorist in Nighthawks.
|by Anonymous||reply 203||July 22, 2021 3:28 AM|
R128 Carol Wayne is the only one who went into the ocean and never came out.
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|by Anonymous||reply 205||July 22, 2021 3:35 AM|
Susanne Zenor who did a load of 70s TV, including "The Girl Most Likely To," was the first Chrissy Snow in one of the Three's Company Pilots, then married Edward Malloy from Days of Our Lives and stopped working.
|by Anonymous||reply 206||July 22, 2021 3:37 AM|
R38, Laurence Lau had a small part on The Good Fight last week. He looked pretty good, and does NOT look 67.
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|by Anonymous||reply 208||July 22, 2021 3:44 AM|
Lois Hamilton was sort of a facsimile of Loni Anderson, always turning up in roles like Jack Tripper's date on Three's Company. Suicide by asphyxiation.
|by Anonymous||reply 209||July 22, 2021 3:47 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 210||July 22, 2021 3:53 AM|
You gays should check out Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast. He and his co-host dig up these old stars every week for some very lewd stories about Old Hollywood and the failed careers of various weirdos, drunkards, and anti-semites. Whenever they can't get their dream guest that week (happens often, with so many of them dropping dead of old age), they bring on some witty queen who has written a book about Viv Vance, Tommy Smothers, or The Golden Girls.
If you're a fan of filthy jokes about Marjorie Main's lesbian love and Cesar Romero's orange-throwing rent boys, check it out.
|by Anonymous||reply 211||July 22, 2021 3:54 AM|
"If you're a fan of filthy jokes about Marjorie Main's lesbian love and Cesar Romero's orange-throwing rent boys, check it out."
What's the Cesar Romero story?
|by Anonymous||reply 212||July 22, 2021 4:01 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 213||July 22, 2021 4:07 AM|
Cathy Lee Crosby
|by Anonymous||reply 214||July 22, 2021 4:08 AM|
[quote]You gays should check out Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast. He and his co-host dig up these old stars every week for some very lewd stories about Old Hollywood and the failed careers of various weirdos, drunkards, and anti-semites. Whenever they can't get their dream guest that week (happens often, with so many of them dropping dead of old age), they bring on some witty queen who has written a book about Viv Vance, Tommy Smothers, or The Golden Girls.
Agreed. And Gilbert's co-host Frank Santopadre has done Datalounge-level research into all their guests.
I think if you start with the Peter Marshall and Bruce Vilanch ones, you'll be hooked.
As for forgotten stars: Mary Cadorette.
|by Anonymous||reply 215||July 22, 2021 4:49 AM|
[quote] Honey, stop spamming this thread up with your "70s actors" Google results and contribute some actual forgotten stars -- not just "old" stars.
Oh begone, troll.
|by Anonymous||reply 216||July 22, 2021 4:51 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 217||July 22, 2021 5:05 AM|
Mark Shera. I think he acted for a few more years after "Barnaby Jones," then dropped out of the business.
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Deborah Van Valkenburgh
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Belinda J Montgomery
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|by Anonymous||reply 223||July 22, 2021 11:16 AM|
Judy Pace was lovely…
|by Anonymous||reply 224||July 22, 2021 1:21 PM|
Any of the celebrity couples who ever appeared on Tattletales
Dan “Grizzly Adams” Haggerty
|by Anonymous||reply 225||July 22, 2021 2:03 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 226||July 22, 2021 2:05 PM|
Just googled Inga . She's alive at 88. Probably not as perky anymore .
|by Anonymous||reply 227||July 22, 2021 2:11 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 228||July 22, 2021 2:12 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 229||July 22, 2021 2:13 PM|
Childhood crush Douglas Barr (The Fall Guy, Designing Women)
|by Anonymous||reply 230||July 22, 2021 2:20 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 231||July 22, 2021 2:32 PM|
Victor French died of cancer in the 80s.
|by Anonymous||reply 232||July 22, 2021 2:38 PM|
[quote]R227 Just googled Inga. She's alive at 88. Probably not as perky anymore.
For some reason, for a second I thought this said[italic] Inger Stevens, [/italic]and I was like, “Oh dear! I have some baaaad news for you…”
|by Anonymous||reply 233||July 22, 2021 2:53 PM|
Doug Barr owns a winery in Napa. Yes, I've been there and met Doug. He's a"normal" guy.
|by Anonymous||reply 234||July 22, 2021 2:53 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 235||July 22, 2021 3:18 PM|
Pamelyn Ferdin has been discussed- -
|by Anonymous||reply 236||July 22, 2021 3:46 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 237||July 22, 2021 3:48 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 238||July 22, 2021 6:04 PM|
John Byner was good on "Soap" (free on Tubi).
|by Anonymous||reply 239||July 22, 2021 6:07 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 240||July 22, 2021 6:08 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 241||July 22, 2021 6:10 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 242||July 22, 2021 6:11 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 243||July 22, 2021 6:14 PM|
Swedish actress and James Bond girl Maud Adams.
|by Anonymous||reply 244||July 22, 2021 6:18 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 245||July 22, 2021 6:19 PM|
There's this actor in that show but I forgot who he was.
|by Anonymous||reply 246||July 22, 2021 6:19 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 247||July 22, 2021 6:23 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 248||July 22, 2021 6:24 PM|
R231 Yvette Mimieux married Howard Ruby...Ruby owns the market on corporate housing (Oakwood) and is super-rich.
|by Anonymous||reply 249||July 22, 2021 7:11 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 250||July 22, 2021 7:24 PM|
Wow never realized how much Clark Brandon looked like Angelina Jolie.
|by Anonymous||reply 251||July 22, 2021 7:27 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 252||July 22, 2021 8:22 PM|
Cesar Romero apparently had a thing for hustlers, and according to Hollywood gossip, would pay them extra to yank down his pants and throw orange wedges at his bare ass. Anyone who landed one into his gaping hole would get an additional cash bonus.
It's surely not true, but it's just the sort of filth Gilbert and Frank love to laugh about again and again.
|by Anonymous||reply 253||July 22, 2021 8:30 PM|
[quote]I have an elgergay friend who's always mentioning Polly Bergan as a sort of punshline
Polly Bergen had a great run in a story arc of The Sopranos. She looked fantastic!
|by Anonymous||reply 254||July 22, 2021 8:53 PM|
Polly was also on Desperate Housewives. After the 1960s, she became a big cosmetic executive. In fact, I recently saw the Glenda Jackson-George Segal film "A Touch of Class" (1973) and the credits read "Make-up by Polly Bergen".
|by Anonymous||reply 255||July 22, 2021 8:58 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 256||July 22, 2021 9:06 PM|
Dana Hill, Dana Plato, both dead.
|by Anonymous||reply 257||July 22, 2021 9:33 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 258||July 22, 2021 9:47 PM|
Lest we forget the sordid tale of "Welcome Back Kotter's" Melonie Haller and her association with Roy Radin, a vintage '70s coke-fueled tale of kink, quaaludes, and fame.
|by Anonymous||reply 259||July 22, 2021 9:49 PM|
R258 I waited on him in a store once. I thought it may have been him, confirmed when he gave me his credit card. He wasn't very nice and was somewhat dismissive around me, but it struck me as the way an older gay (maybe he was in his late 30s) assumes a younger gay (mid 20s) must be judging him...so it was a pre-emptive strike on his part, aka "let me be rude to this young gay who doesn't understand that looks fade." Meanwhile, it was far from the truth: I liked Breaking Away, California Dreaming, Fade to Black, but then thought he was kind of a cunt after the transaction. He was also a tad unkempt and was wearing enough leather for me to think he liked it rough...I got the feeling he was visualizing me naked and spread-eagled and handcuffed to the bedposts.
|by Anonymous||reply 260||July 22, 2021 9:56 PM|
R254 R255 I saw R41 mentioning Polly Bergen and she had a major role in The Winds of War and War And Remembrance, played Bob Mitchum’s wife and got Emmy nominations from both mini series. Played Hart Bochner’s mother.
|by Anonymous||reply 261||July 22, 2021 10:02 PM|
R250 works in England, many tv roles
|by Anonymous||reply 262||July 22, 2021 10:03 PM|
Fits perfectly. The song is a fave on Theatre Gossip threads and Polly.
|by Anonymous||reply 263||July 22, 2021 10:07 PM|
This thread makes me wet. Thanks. What’s the deal with "Two Old queens who've just a moment to catch up" - Did they spam threads? Hubby and I watched them all and spit out our hibiscus Pinot gris spritzers laughing.
|by Anonymous||reply 264||July 22, 2021 10:11 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 265||July 22, 2021 10:27 PM|
R261 Polly was an amazing haughty diva, loved her. As the 50's and 60s progressed, she went from wearing gloves in public to letting her full growl of a voice project to the balcony. Tons of broadway plus this absurd romp playing the first female POTUS: many hijinks ensue.
|by Anonymous||reply 266||July 22, 2021 10:34 PM|
R160, you beat me to it! Yea, I was wondering if anyone would add her to the thread. I loved Princess Ardala!
For a young gay kid (who didn't know he was gay), I loved Lindsay Wagner, Erin Gray, and Pamela Hensley.
Jamie, Wilma, Princess Ardala... what a great dinner that would be.
|by Anonymous||reply 267||July 22, 2021 10:52 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 268||July 22, 2021 11:12 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 269||July 22, 2021 11:16 PM|
Comedian Marty Cohen. A regular on "Solid Gold" and lots of game shows ... then, vanished.
|by Anonymous||reply 270||July 23, 2021 12:03 AM|
Dana Barron, who I *thought* was Dana Hill when she played Audrey in the original "National Lampoon's Vacation", and who was then replaced by the actual Dana Hill in "European Vacation".
|by Anonymous||reply 271||July 23, 2021 12:20 AM|
The Barnstable Twins (Cyb and Pat) were kind of a semi-big deal in the 70s; their biggest gig was the Richard Benjamin space comedy series Quark. I guess you could say they were precursors to the Landers sisters.
|by Anonymous||reply 272||July 23, 2021 12:27 AM|
Wait, shouldn’t this thread be empty?
|by Anonymous||reply 273||July 23, 2021 12:38 AM|
[quote]I guess you could say they were precursors to the Landers sisters.
As claims to fame go, this one is from the Dollar Store.
|by Anonymous||reply 274||July 23, 2021 12:40 AM|
Something perfect for this thread.
|by Anonymous||reply 275||July 23, 2021 1:59 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 276||July 23, 2021 2:04 AM|
Thanks to this thread, I’ve realized that over the years I often confused Randall Carver with Charles Rocket.
Rocket is forgotten. And dead.
|by Anonymous||reply 277||July 23, 2021 2:56 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 278||July 23, 2021 3:08 AM|
[quote]Something perfect for this thread.
About a minute and a half into that roll-call of 80s guest stars, I was acting like I was in a casino:
"C'mon, Lorenzo Lamas!"
"Okay, give me Dack Rambo, let's go!"
"Heather Thomas, c'mon ...damn!"
|by Anonymous||reply 279||July 23, 2021 3:21 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 280||July 23, 2021 3:21 AM|
Sheryl Lee Ralph
|by Anonymous||reply 281||July 23, 2021 3:22 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 282||July 23, 2021 3:23 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 283||July 23, 2021 3:27 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 284||July 23, 2021 3:40 AM|
Diana Scarwid will never be fotgotten.
That's all that matters, really.
|by Anonymous||reply 285||July 23, 2021 3:54 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 286||July 23, 2021 4:41 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 287||July 23, 2021 4:44 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 288||July 23, 2021 4:46 AM|
It’s Miss Kay Lenz to you, and she’ll never be forgotten!
|by Anonymous||reply 289||July 23, 2021 4:47 AM|
Am I a star?
|by Anonymous||reply 290||July 23, 2021 4:49 AM|
Joyce Bulifant is remembered by DL, but that's about it.
|by Anonymous||reply 291||July 23, 2021 5:32 AM|
Where was Brett Somers' Ophelia... her Paedra?
Lost to the ages - -
|by Anonymous||reply 292||July 23, 2021 5:41 AM|
Al Corley, the first Stephen on "Dynasty"
|by Anonymous||reply 293||July 23, 2021 5:46 AM|
[quote]Al Corley, the first Stephen on "Dynasty"
Also, as it turned out, the last Stephen on "Dynasty."
|by Anonymous||reply 294||July 23, 2021 6:14 AM|
Wasn’t Diana Scarwid about 45 when she put on that Orphan Annie wig to play Crawford’s teenage daughter? Or is she just one of those people who has always looked old?
|by Anonymous||reply 295||July 23, 2021 1:29 PM|
She was 26, r295.
|by Anonymous||reply 296||July 23, 2021 1:31 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 297||July 23, 2021 1:32 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 298||July 23, 2021 1:43 PM|
Diana Scarwid is not forgotten by fans of Wonderfalls and Pushing Daisies.
|by Anonymous||reply 299||July 23, 2021 2:03 PM|
all the talk about polly bergen and nobody mentioned she was in the original Cape Fear.
|by Anonymous||reply 300||July 23, 2021 2:15 PM|
Kathleen Beller and her enormous jugs that almost turned me straight.
|by Anonymous||reply 301||July 23, 2021 2:17 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 302||July 23, 2021 2:17 PM|
Judy Geeson Barbara Bain
|by Anonymous||reply 303||July 23, 2021 2:21 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 304||July 23, 2021 2:27 PM|
Polly Bergen had her own line of cosmetics, only sold in high end stores. Her creams and oils were based on turtle oil and were great products. Pressure from environmentalists closed her down completely. You can still buy creams based on turtle oil in many Mexican stores but Polly lost her business.
|by Anonymous||reply 305||July 23, 2021 3:27 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 306||July 23, 2021 5:14 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 307||July 23, 2021 7:00 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 308||July 23, 2021 7:01 PM|
[quote] Kathleen Beller and her enormous jugs that almost turned me straight.
She had an enormous bush too.
|by Anonymous||reply 309||July 23, 2021 7:03 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 310||July 23, 2021 7:04 PM|
Kathleen Beller is married to Thomas Dolby ("She Blinded Me with Science").
|by Anonymous||reply 311||July 23, 2021 7:04 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 312||July 23, 2021 7:06 PM|
The Boobs of Beller:
|by Anonymous||reply 313||July 23, 2021 7:09 PM|
The Boobs of Beller II
|by Anonymous||reply 314||July 23, 2021 7:10 PM|
David Ogden Stiers
|by Anonymous||reply 315||July 23, 2021 7:52 PM|
I must be the gayest gay who ever lived, because I was devoted to Dynasty and never noticed Kathleen Beller's boobs.
|by Anonymous||reply 316||July 23, 2021 8:00 PM|
R283 LAD has worked lot, she was in Sunset Beach and B&B and has made lots of tv movies. She even won Rose d’Or in Montreux.
|by Anonymous||reply 317||July 23, 2021 8:04 PM|
R308 I remember her in 3rd Rock from the Sun, just one episode. She wasn’t very funny.
|by Anonymous||reply 318||July 23, 2021 8:06 PM|
R318-She also appeared as Georgina Worsley on Upstairs Downstairs.
|by Anonymous||reply 319||July 23, 2021 8:07 PM|
My message was meant for R317.
|by Anonymous||reply 320||July 23, 2021 8:08 PM|
R298 Like every young gay boy I loved Chris Atkins and I think he still looks good. I wish he had better career.
|by Anonymous||reply 321||July 23, 2021 8:08 PM|
R319 Yes, in the final season. It made her a star and she moved to US.
|by Anonymous||reply 322||July 23, 2021 8:09 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 323||July 23, 2021 8:15 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 324||July 23, 2021 8:23 PM|
R301 When I was in high school and Kirby first appeared on Dynasty, my friends and I would refer to girls with big tits as "Kirby," as in "that Kristen chick in Earth Science is very Kirby." We made Kirby happen. Incidentally, Adam raping Kirby on Dynasty was the best ABC rape scene since Luke had raped Laura on General Hospital a year or so before.
|by Anonymous||reply 325||July 23, 2021 8:30 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 326||July 23, 2021 8:35 PM|
I loved (old) Kirby. (New) Kirby is Australian. BARF.
|by Anonymous||reply 327||July 23, 2021 8:36 PM|
r327 I have not watched much of it; I did somewhat enjoy Nicollete Sheridan as Alexis. Did they recast her?
|by Anonymous||reply 328||July 23, 2021 8:56 PM|
Jayne Kennedy and Leon Isaac Kennedy
|by Anonymous||reply 329||July 23, 2021 9:00 PM|
Kindness. That’s all that really matters.
|by Anonymous||reply 330||July 23, 2021 9:04 PM|
R328, (New) Dynasty has had, thus far, three Krystles and two Alexises. Steven was written out of the show in season 2 (it's now season 4). Long-lost Carrington child, Amanda, is about to arrive on the show!
|by Anonymous||reply 331||July 23, 2021 9:09 PM|
Jayne Kennedy was gorgeous! If she were a young actress today, she would be a big star. Unfortunately, things were different from black actresses back then.
|by Anonymous||reply 332||July 23, 2021 9:22 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 333||July 23, 2021 9:34 PM|
The beautiful Tracy Reed.
|by Anonymous||reply 334||July 23, 2021 9:40 PM|
R334 I saw Anita Gillette (most remembered as the mature bimbo Cher's Dad was seeing in Moonstruck) as Lucie Arnaz's replacement in the first run of "They're Playing Our Song!"
|by Anonymous||reply 335||July 23, 2021 10:13 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 336||July 23, 2021 10:14 PM|
R334 Remembering Anita Gilette, I had to check on her in IMDB. Wow, what a stage career she had.
|by Anonymous||reply 337||July 23, 2021 10:21 PM|
R335, Anita Gillette is best known as Quincy's wife!
|by Anonymous||reply 338||July 23, 2021 10:23 PM|
I had a crush on Mitch Vogel when I was a kid
|by Anonymous||reply 339||July 23, 2021 11:50 PM|
Anita Gillette is the poor man's Penny Fuller. Or is it the other way around?
|by Anonymous||reply 340||July 24, 2021 1:23 AM|
Jo Ann Pflug
|by Anonymous||reply 341||July 24, 2021 1:30 AM|
Has anyone mentioned Jo Ann Pflug yet?
|by Anonymous||reply 342||July 24, 2021 1:40 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 343||July 24, 2021 1:41 AM|
Lee Majors, Peter Breck
|by Anonymous||reply 344||July 24, 2021 1:43 AM|
Telly Savalas. A household name in the 70s, totally forgotten now.
|by Anonymous||reply 345||July 24, 2021 1:45 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 346||July 24, 2021 1:50 AM|
Did Lee Majors die? You really DON’T hear about him. At all.
|by Anonymous||reply 347||July 24, 2021 2:00 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 348||July 24, 2021 2:04 AM|
My nieces and nephews don't know who Farrah Fawcett was.
Fame and celebrity can be so fleeting.
|by Anonymous||reply 349||July 24, 2021 2:11 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 350||July 24, 2021 2:14 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 351||July 24, 2021 2:20 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 352||July 24, 2021 2:21 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 353||July 24, 2021 2:22 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 354||July 24, 2021 2:23 AM|
Lindsay Wagner and Lee Majors are not forgotten. They may not have done anything in the past decade, but they still have a huge fanbase.
|by Anonymous||reply 355||July 24, 2021 2:24 AM|
R74 Tarantino brought his career back to life in Django Unchained and Hateful Eight.
|by Anonymous||reply 356||July 24, 2021 2:34 AM|
Lauren "snort" Tewes
|by Anonymous||reply 357||July 24, 2021 2:39 AM|
Lindsay Wagner's career always puzzled me. Yes she brought more to the Bionic Woman than Lee Majors did to the Six Million Dollar Man but her string of made for TV movies revealed she was a competent but rather dull actress. She didn't have the camp factor that Patty Duke or Jane Seymour could often bring to their TV projects.
|by Anonymous||reply 358||July 24, 2021 2:46 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 359||July 24, 2021 2:49 AM|
Lindsay Wagner was kind of a horse face waiting to happen.
|by Anonymous||reply 360||July 24, 2021 2:50 AM|
I usually catch repeats of The Bionic Woman on Sunday nights on Cozi, and I think she was beautiful, in a very natural '70s way. And she was surprisingly tall. I didn't know she used to be a model.
|by Anonymous||reply 361||July 24, 2021 3:05 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 362||July 24, 2021 3:12 AM|
I think Lindsay Wagner was a very good actress and did nice work outside of The Bionic Woman in several miniseries and MOWs after the series was over. It's too bad she was never able to score another hit show, though.
|by Anonymous||reply 363||July 24, 2021 3:26 AM|
R350, I think Melinda Dillon retired from the business a few years ago.
|by Anonymous||reply 364||July 24, 2021 3:27 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 365||July 24, 2021 3:38 AM|
[quote]R361 she was surprisingly tall. I didn't know she used to be a model.
She was a model in that if they occasionally needed a rangy blonde for a Chevrolet ad, she was a model.
|by Anonymous||reply 366||July 24, 2021 3:51 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 367||July 24, 2021 4:06 AM|
R366, or someone with gorgeous hair (2:37):
|by Anonymous||reply 368||July 24, 2021 4:10 AM|
Curly haired blonde Marilyn Jones. Looking online, I found this oddity
|by Anonymous||reply 369||July 24, 2021 4:16 AM|
Carol Wayne who frequently appeared on one of my favorite game shows Celebrity Sweepstakes.
She was always an even money bet and quite bright. She died very young in her early 40s.
Other than the gameshow I had no idea why she was famous.
|by Anonymous||reply 370||July 24, 2021 5:55 AM|
Carol Wayne was The Matinee Lady in Art Fern's (Johnny Carson) "Tea Time Movie" skits on "The Tonight Show." Carol was replaced by Teresa Ganzel, another popular gameshow guest.
|by Anonymous||reply 371||July 24, 2021 6:40 AM|
Carol Wayne got her own E! Mysteries and Scandals episode because of how she died.
|by Anonymous||reply 372||July 24, 2021 10:29 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 373||July 24, 2021 1:25 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 374||July 24, 2021 1:27 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 375||July 24, 2021 1:31 PM|
Taran Noah Smith
Keshia Knight Pulliam
|by Anonymous||reply 376||July 24, 2021 1:37 PM|
R373 Alex must have been disappointed that last year’s Bill and Ted movie didn’t make much of an impact. It’s like Dumb and Dumber, hard to recreate the original magic.
|by Anonymous||reply 377||July 24, 2021 1:47 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 378||July 24, 2021 2:03 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 379||July 24, 2021 2:17 PM|
The '70s had THE BEST LOOKING women in HISTORY!
'70s women I want to sit on my face, ass backwards:
Bern Nadette Stanis
The women who played the mother who took her boy (the pitcher) off the field after the coach smacked him for beaming a Bad News Bear, in The Bad News Bears. MMMMM Tight jeans and half tee-shirt.
So many more DELICIOUS specimens, too many to mention.
|by Anonymous||reply 380||July 24, 2021 2:18 PM|
R303, Barbara Bain as Dr. Helena Russell on "Space:1999." So wooden!
|by Anonymous||reply 381||July 24, 2021 2:25 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 382||July 24, 2021 2:32 PM|
Brain Wimmer, of the late-80s show, China Beach.
|by Anonymous||reply 383||July 24, 2021 3:03 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 384||July 24, 2021 3:11 PM|
Skye Aubrey. She was the daughter of actress Phyllis Thaxter and one-time MGM president and later CBS President James Aubrey (aka "The Smiling Cobra"). She guested on all the TV shows - Marcus Welby, Ellery Queen, Banyon, Emergency!, Ironside, Toma, Owen Marshall.
|by Anonymous||reply 385||July 24, 2021 3:18 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 386||July 24, 2021 3:21 PM|
Peter Barton is MAGA. F*** him.
|by Anonymous||reply 387||July 24, 2021 3:29 PM|
R363 I would love to see Scruples. She was not who I pictured as Billie Eikhorn, but she did fine.
|by Anonymous||reply 388||July 24, 2021 4:29 PM|
R385 Wasn’t James Aubrey the inspiration for Jackie Susann’s The Love Machine? I had to go look up a picture of him, just to see what was so dropdead sexy/powerful. Imagine your nickname being The Smiling Cobra, geez.
|by Anonymous||reply 389||July 24, 2021 4:38 PM|
Yes, James Aubrey was the inspiration for Robin Stone in The Love Machine.
It's a great book btw. It's very informative about how the tv industry worked at the time. Jackie Susann knew her stuff.
|by Anonymous||reply 390||July 24, 2021 4:50 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 391||July 24, 2021 4:57 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 392||July 24, 2021 5:00 PM|
r385 Didn't her father dismantle the MGM backlots and sell them off for scrap?
|by Anonymous||reply 393||July 24, 2021 5:26 PM|
R391 Her book was a hot mess. Terrible editing but some good stories. But the stuff on Ann was good including one incredibly fucked up story about how Ann "adopted" a boy when the boy was around 7 or 8—a little kid from a big, poor family—but the kid's parents came to the house and took him back a year later.
|by Anonymous||reply 394||July 24, 2021 5:33 PM|
Most of the cast from FLAMINGO ROAD
|by Anonymous||reply 395||July 24, 2021 6:02 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 396||July 24, 2021 6:06 PM|
Inspired by this thread, I went down a Skye Aubrey rabbit hole. Skye died last December. I ended up reading about her daughter, Anastasia Salkind, a painter. Anastasia writes in her Saatchi Art bio: "My early life was like a movie, a lot of movies actually. My godmother is Liza Minnelli. My maternal grandmother, Phyllis Thaxter, has a star on Hollywood Boulevard, and my paternal great grandfather produced the first Greta Garbo movie. My stepmother, Jane, is Charlie Chaplin’s daughter and the granddaughter of Eugene O’Neill. Many books and articles have been written about James Aubrey, “The Smiling Cobra,” president of CBS and later MGM, who was responsible for television shows like “Leave It To Beaver,” “The Beverly Hillbillies,” and “Gilligan’s Island.” He was also my grandfather. And my parents? Well, my dad and his father produced the Superman films with Christopher Reeve. My life has been full of wonderful surprises and consistent creative madness." Doesn't mention Skye, oh well.
Imagine growing up with all those connections though. She doesn't seem jaded about it, as so many showbiz kids do.
|by Anonymous||reply 397||July 24, 2021 6:10 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 398||July 24, 2021 6:25 PM|
What about the old bitch on the waltons?
|by Anonymous||reply 399||July 24, 2021 6:28 PM|
Many years ago I saw Lindsey Wagner was on an early Graham Norton show. She seemed so uncomfortable, she just didn't get the camp silliness of the show.
|by Anonymous||reply 400||July 24, 2021 8:03 PM|
And lest we forget...the star of international stage and screen who no one in the USA heard of in the 70s/80s...
|by Anonymous||reply 401||July 24, 2021 8:44 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 402||July 25, 2021 12:00 AM|
Skye Aubrey is the female lead in the 1974 TV Movie The Phantom of Hollywood which was shot at MGM at the time they were demolishing the back lot. It's heartbreaking to see.
|by Anonymous||reply 403||July 25, 2021 2:12 AM|
Karen Cellini, who went from being Amanda Carrington to... well, nothing.
|by Anonymous||reply 404||July 25, 2021 2:24 AM|
[quote] Andrea Elson
You remember her but me you forget?
|by Anonymous||reply 405||July 25, 2021 2:44 AM|
Anne, we forgot you while the show was still airing.
|by Anonymous||reply 406||July 25, 2021 2:56 AM|
I always get her confused with Mrs. Neil Simon
Mei and Kei (Pink Lady}
Andrew and David (Andy Williams's nephews) Gunnar and Matthew (Ricky Nelson's sons)
|by Anonymous||reply 407||July 25, 2021 5:11 AM|
Christine Belford, who guested on pretty much every tv series at one time or another.
|by Anonymous||reply 408||July 25, 2021 5:14 AM|
R407 Mei and Kei (and Jeff) were such a moment. Lydia Cornell turned up some years back on Curb Your Enthusiasm…as a bra sales lady helpin Larry. France Joli I loved…people thought she was Donna Summer at the time. Dolores on The Real Housewives of New Jersey recently name-checked her, saying something like “All I wanted to do tonight was have a glass of wine, put on some France Joli, and relax,” as if she was talking about Adele or even Whitney Houston or yea, even Donna Summer, which is so perfect because Dolores is frozen in 1979.
|by Anonymous||reply 409||July 25, 2021 5:22 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 410||July 25, 2021 5:25 AM|
R277 Charles Rocket really went for the jugular. “Rocket, 56, whose real name was Charles Claverie, was found dead in a field near his home in Canterbury on Oct 7. His throat had been cut, the medical examiner said.”
|by Anonymous||reply 411||July 25, 2021 6:06 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 412||July 25, 2021 1:15 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 413||July 25, 2021 1:53 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 414||July 25, 2021 2:53 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 415||July 25, 2021 2:55 PM|
Gretchen Corbett who played Beth on The Rockford Files.
|by Anonymous||reply 416||July 25, 2021 3:49 PM|
R393 I thought Kirk Kerkorian was head of MGM at the time the back lot was sold off?
|by Anonymous||reply 417||July 25, 2021 5:08 PM|
Poor Charles Rocket. He was a good villain in Dumb and Dumber, I’ll never forget him for that.
|by Anonymous||reply 418||July 25, 2021 5:29 PM|
C. Thomas Howell
|by Anonymous||reply 419||July 25, 2021 5:38 PM|
r417 Kerkorian hired Aubrey. Kerkorian just looked at the P&L statement and didn't care what it took to turn a profit...Aubrey was responsible for the day-to-day operations.
"Kerkorian immediately installed former CBS president James T. Aubrey (1918–1994) to run the studio, with instructions to cut costs and reduce output. One result was MGM's successful run of low-budget "blaxploitation" films, notably Shaft (1970) and its various sequels and television spinoffs. But soon Aubrey began to dismantle the studio, auctioning off a treasure trove of memorabilia and archival material, and selling the MGM backlot for real-estate development. The most drastic move came in 1973, the year that Kerkorian opened his MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas (then the largest hotel in the world), when Aubrey sold MGM's distribution operation to United Artists, which had been acquired in 1967 by Transamerica, and announced that MGM would produce only a few pictures per year."
|by Anonymous||reply 420||July 25, 2021 6:40 PM|
R415 I liked Sheree. She was a working actress who should have been bigger. She was a pretty good dancer who added some life to the otherwise flaccid "Living It Up." She was treated horribly by Fox who persisted in using her as a threat to Marilyn Monroe (eg "you can be replaced") and putting her with Betty Grable in the awful "How to Be Very Very Popular" when Monroe turned it down. The studio was trying to recreate the spark of "How to Marry a Millionaire," but audiences weren't buying it. Betty Grable—the blonde that had helped carry Fox through the war years had been gradually treated like shit by Fox as Monroe came up in the ranks—was so done with Fox after the experience she never made a picture again. North was in over her head with musical comedy and while Fox continued to push her (Life Magazine cover, etc.) the public never embraced her and she was dropped by the studio. North managed to recreate herself as a stage actress (she was in the original run of "I Can Get it for You Wholesale" on Broadway with Barbara Streisand and Elliot Gould) but had a rough go of it in the 1960s. She did fairly well on TV in the 70s doing a lot of TV movies and was especially spicy as Lou Grant's girlfriend on The Mary Tyler Moore Show but she fizzled out...except for a brief turn as Kramer's mom on Seinfeld.
|by Anonymous||reply 421||July 25, 2021 7:22 PM|
[quote]She did fairly well on TV in the 70s doing a lot of TV movies and was especially spicy as Lou Grant's girlfriend on The Mary Tyler Moore Show but she fizzled out...except for a brief turn as Kramer's mom on Seinfeld.
|by Anonymous||reply 422||July 25, 2021 7:36 PM|
Sheree on the cover of LIFE.
|by Anonymous||reply 423||July 25, 2021 7:38 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 424||July 25, 2021 7:43 PM|
R421, Poor Sheree. Fox lost interest in her after they signed another gal to go toe-to-toe with Marilyn... the incomparable Miss Jayne Mansfield.
|by Anonymous||reply 425||July 25, 2021 7:46 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 426||July 25, 2021 7:48 PM|
R426 I'll take your Barbara Sharma, Susan Blanchard, and Lee Purcell and raise you Barbara Luna, Mari Blanchard, and Leigh Taylor-Young.
|by Anonymous||reply 427||July 25, 2021 8:11 PM|
Leigh McCloskey, John Beck, and Lois Chiles
|by Anonymous||reply 428||July 25, 2021 8:53 PM|
So Sheree North was a forgotten star of the 70s and 80s?
|by Anonymous||reply 429||July 25, 2021 9:31 PM|
R429 “Forgotten Stars… (I’m in my) 70s or 80s”
|by Anonymous||reply 430||July 25, 2021 9:41 PM|
Didn't Sheree North also play a temptress on All in the Family?
|by Anonymous||reply 431||July 25, 2021 10:06 PM|
Sheree shows up a lot on late night TV reruns, she really did the cop show circuit in the 70s.
|by Anonymous||reply 432||July 25, 2021 11:06 PM|
Lois Chiles was gorgeous
|by Anonymous||reply 433||July 26, 2021 12:34 AM|
I thought Linden Chiles was a babe. He was everywhere in the 70s & 80s.
|by Anonymous||reply 434||July 26, 2021 2:39 AM|
Danny Pintauro sold me crystal meth, but at least I gave him the clap in return!
|by Anonymous||reply 435||July 26, 2021 4:38 AM|
R419, Vincent Spano! Good one. I forgot about him. I remember there was some movie with him that was always on HBO, where he had a shower scene. I was a gayling and liked it VERY MUCH.
|by Anonymous||reply 436||July 26, 2021 5:05 AM|
R421 I'm watching Family, which aired when I was a child, and she played the grandfather's new squeeze with a past. She sang and looked like a knockout.
|by Anonymous||reply 437||July 26, 2021 10:56 AM|
R433 Lois’s husband Richard Gilder recently died. He ws a major philanthropist and…a billionaire.
“Richard Gilder, a billionaire investor and benefactor who was instrumental in revitalizing two neglected exemplars of American democracy — the study of American history and Central Park — died on Tuesday at his home in Charlottesville, Va. He was 87. His wife, the actress Lois Chiles, said the cause was congestive heart failure.“
|by Anonymous||reply 438||July 26, 2021 8:32 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 439||July 26, 2021 9:38 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 440||July 26, 2021 10:04 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 441||July 26, 2021 10:06 PM|
[quote]R438 His wife, the actress Lois Chiles, said the cause was “congestive heart failure.“
She would say that.
|by Anonymous||reply 442||July 26, 2021 10:53 PM|
Well, now we know why Lois Chiles has never needed to do the autograph circuit.
|by Anonymous||reply 443||July 26, 2021 11:02 PM|
What is Vincent Spano up to these days?
|by Anonymous||reply 444||July 26, 2021 11:39 PM|
R444, He is an acting coach.
|by Anonymous||reply 445||July 26, 2021 11:48 PM|
Keith Gordon (with Nancy Allen in Dressed To Kill)
Christopher Collet (The Manhattan Project)
Michael Shoeffling (16 Candles)
|by Anonymous||reply 446||July 27, 2021 1:47 AM|
That Australian cunt who showed up on Facts of Life towards the end.
|by Anonymous||reply 447||July 27, 2021 3:52 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 448||July 27, 2021 6:04 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 449||July 27, 2021 6:06 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 450||July 27, 2021 6:07 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 451||July 27, 2021 6:10 PM|
We watched Meatballs recently and I never realized how elfin Chris Makepeace was.
|by Anonymous||reply 452||July 27, 2021 9:45 PM|
R446 I chatted with Michael Schoeffling in an AOL Chatroom in probably 1995. It was not a gay room; it may have had to do with carpentry or home renovations. At the time he was living (I think) somewhere in New England, maybe Vermont, and he was doing furniture making / home building. He struck me only as someone who was bored and was connecting with people online, like a lot of people in the pre-Internet Explorer and pre-Netscape days of AOL and Prodigy. At some point what he had done for a living prior to carpentry came up and of course I remembered Jake in 16 Candles. He was nice but a little dull and in retrospect he was probably looking for some leads for his carpentry business.
|by Anonymous||reply 453||July 27, 2021 9:53 PM|
R451 She popped up as Al Pacino's wife in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" in a "blink and you'll miss her" moment.
|by Anonymous||reply 454||July 27, 2021 9:56 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 455||July 27, 2021 10:41 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 456||July 27, 2021 10:42 PM|
Jennifer Warren had an excruciating love scene with Gene Hackman in Night Moves and played the coded lesbian best friend of MTM in First You Cry.
|by Anonymous||reply 457||July 29, 2021 2:41 PM|
Many are deceased. The rest are quite old.
|by Anonymous||reply 458||July 29, 2021 2:44 PM|
[quote] Didn't Sheree North also play a temptress on All in the Family?
Yes. She played a drunken floozy who tried to get into Archie's pants.
|by Anonymous||reply 459||July 29, 2021 3:23 PM|
Speaking of Sheree North, I remember watching a movie with my mom on Dialing For Dollars as a kid called The Lieutenant Wore Skirts, a Frank Tashlin comedy where she's married to Tom Ewell. He's a Hollywood screenwriter who has to go back in the service, so she joins up, too. He flunks his physical. or something, and she's now in the service and he's just tagging along. I think he tries to get her out on a Section 8, tries to drive her crazy a la Charles Boyer/Ingrid Bergman in Gaslight. Iirc, he puts crumbled potato chips in her cold cream, for ex. My mom and I referred to this scene every once in a while when it seemed someone was trying to drive one of us crazy. Rita Moreno was also in it, and Rick Jason. Not a great movie, but Sheree and Tom were great, she was gorgeous, and she should have had a better career at Fox.
|by Anonymous||reply 460||July 29, 2021 3:49 PM|
The first time I heard of Sheree North was when she was on the short-lived TV series from the 70s called "Big Eddie"
|by Anonymous||reply 461||July 29, 2021 3:57 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 462||July 29, 2021 4:02 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 463||July 29, 2021 4:13 PM|
R460 I never saw that but I love Frank Tashlin movies and that cast. Rick Jason was sexy. Btw: In the porn star Al Parker's biography, Al is quoted as saying that one of the first photographers he went to see in the mid-1970s also served as a sort of pimp and set up a client meeting between Al Parker and...Tom Ewell...whom Al refers to as (I'm paraphrasing here) "lascivious, liver-spotted, and decrepit."
|by Anonymous||reply 464||July 29, 2021 4:22 PM|
R464 Thanks for that info. Poor Tom was not looking good in the 70s. I love Tashlin movies, too, I'm particularly fond of Susan Slept Here.
|by Anonymous||reply 465||July 29, 2021 4:43 PM|
R461, the first time I heard of Sheree was when she was on the short-lived '80s TV series "I'm a Big Girl Now."
|by Anonymous||reply 466||July 31, 2021 6:37 AM|
R466 Wow! That has to be the most dreadful TV theme song ever.
|by Anonymous||reply 467||July 31, 2021 3:08 PM|
R467, Yes. Simply awful.
|by Anonymous||reply 468||July 31, 2021 3:49 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 469||August 1, 2021 1:39 AM|
Karen Valentine deserved a better career she was adorable and could act.
|by Anonymous||reply 470||August 1, 2021 3:20 AM|
R466 I had to go down the rabbit hole of reading about this show…First, the child actress who played her kid is D-E-A-D. Died at 45.
Then this…”I'm a Big Girl Now" ran 17 episodes on ABC's Friday night schedule, right after "Benson.” Canova had just finished three seasons as one of the stars of ABC's "Soap," and the producers of that show rewarded her by giving her a series of her own. One of those producers was Tony Thomas, son of Danny Thomas - hence Danny's participation. Canova's character worked at a think tank - her stern boss was played by Sheree North, and her wacky co-worker was played by Martin Short. Short once explained that halfway through the series the producers decided to change Canova's job to a newspaper reporter, thinking that would give them more interesting plots... but they didn't want to fire the supporting cast, so North and Short's characters now worked at the newspaper too. It was that kind of show.”
|by Anonymous||reply 471||August 1, 2021 5:06 AM|
Jimmy Baio…Scott’s cousin…who was part of the large ensemble on “Soap”:and big in Tiger Beat. I have no idea if he is MAGA like his cuz. He keeps an extremely low profile, but I did find this, which is circa 2017/Jimmy at 55.
|by Anonymous||reply 472||August 1, 2021 5:18 AM|
I think most of these blasts from the past are forgotten today, at least by younger generations: Barry Newman, Arlene Galonka, Herschel Bernardi, Shelley Hack, Bert Convy, Gil Girard, Lola Falana, Lloyd Haynes, Sam Melville, Lynda Day George, Bo Svensen, Dirk and Dack Rambo, Audrey and Judy Landers, Lance Kerwin, Jack Wild, Jimmy McNichol, Susan Blakely, Susan Anton, Adrienne Barbeau, Cathy Lee Crosby.
|by Anonymous||reply 473||August 1, 2021 1:25 PM|
R448 is Chris Makepeace gay?
|by Anonymous||reply 474||August 1, 2021 1:34 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 475||August 1, 2021 2:00 PM|
R475 And the Lori-esque Antonia Franceschi from Fame
|by Anonymous||reply 476||August 1, 2021 2:35 PM|
R473 Of all, I think Carol / Adrienne Barbeau is the most remembered because she is something of a scream queen (although never the “damsel in distress” type) and she still does some TV…she popped up a couple of weeks ago Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Stories.
|by Anonymous||reply 477||August 1, 2021 2:53 PM|
|by Anonymous||reply 478||August 2, 2021 4:38 AM|
Ann Turkel a whore? Ann comes from a wealthy NYC family, she made her own money as a top model in the late 1960s and 1970s. Ann was photographed by the top photographers of the day, such as Lord Patrick Lichfield. She married Richard Harris, after their divorce they remained close friends.
Never heard anything bad about Ann. Where do some of you get this crap?
|by Anonymous||reply 479||August 2, 2021 4:54 AM|
Actress Persis Khambatta was not forgotten, her careered ended because she died of a massive heart attack at only 49.
|by Anonymous||reply 480||August 2, 2021 4:57 AM|
Vicki (no e at the end) can still be seen in reruns of "Mama's Family" and "The Carol Burnett Show" and was in a sitcom called "The Cool Kids" that ran on Fox for one season in 2018-2019. Not forgotten.
|by Anonymous||reply 481||August 2, 2021 5:17 AM|
Adrienne Barbeau Barbara Sharma Nancy Dussault La6
|by Anonymous||reply 482||August 2, 2021 6:01 AM|
We haven’t even as much mentioned, let alone celebrated the incomparable Nina Talbot! She was a mainstay in the 60s,70s, and even right up until the mid-80s, with her appearance in “Night Shift,” starring Henry Winkler & Shelley Long.
|by Anonymous||reply 483||August 2, 2021 6:32 AM|
[quote]the incomparable Nina Talbot!
Nita Talbot worked even more than Nina.
|by Anonymous||reply 484||August 2, 2021 6:38 AM|
[quote] the incomparable Nina Talbot!
Obviously I meant NITA TALBOT.
|by Anonymous||reply 485||August 2, 2021 6:38 AM|
Night Shift was the early 80s.
|by Anonymous||reply 486||August 2, 2021 6:39 AM|
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